1. Encourages relaxation
The most widely known benefit of massage is its ability to help people relax. Massage has been shown to reduce cortisol (the ‘stress hormone’) levels, helping the body to make up for the physical and mental stresses of the day.
2.Regulate Blood Pressure
Studies have shown that massage can help to regulate blood pressure. Helpful for both systolic (high) and diastolic (low) blood pressure.
3. Promotes Muscle Relaxation
Massage can help with mobility by removing tenseness in the muscles. A good treatment will promote increased activity to any affected site on the body, reducing stiffness and edema.
4 Improved Posture
By allowing the body to loosen muscles in the back, massage therapy can help get your body back into alignment, helping to improve your posture.
5 Promotes Easier Breathing
By promoting relaxation, massage can make your breathing that bit easier.
6 Strengthens the Immune system.
Regular massage increases the immune system’s cytoxic capacity, helping to build an immune system that can battle illness.
7 Breaking Back Pain.
Back pain is one of the most common reasons people seek massages. By helping loosen the muscles in the affected area, a good treatment can help to alleviate the pain and discomfort of a bad back.
8 Postsurgical Rehabilitation
By helping to promote healthy circulation and relaxing muscles, massage can aid the body’s own healing processes.